What is Venturing?

Venturing is an inclusive, youth-led program for males and females ages 14 to 21 that emphasizes adventure, leadership, personal growth, and service. Through Venturing, you are enabled to challenge yourself, acquire specialized skills, experience positive leadership, learn life values, give back to your community, be recognized for your accomplishments, and discover and grow in a supportive, caring, and fun environment.

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What is the Central Region?

The Central Region is an organization of 64 councils across 16 states in the Midwest. These councils are grouped into seven Areas, each with its own team of youth leaders. The Region unites and supports these areas through training youth officers, providing assistance to areas and councils, running Journey to Excellence, and being the connection between National and Area.

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Region President – Andrew Steckner
Vice President of Administration – Miciah Thacker
Vice President of Program – Maggie Pennington
Vice President of Communications – Madeleine Snella
Training Chair – Agnes Dunne
Area 1 President – Nyssa Schneider
Area 2 President – Peter Hensler
Area 3 President – RJ Jackson
Area 4 President – Katheryn Schliskey
Area 5 President – Morgan Teeple
Area 6 President – Samuel Mikes
Area 7 President – Alexis Burnette
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